Mike Miley, PhD, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, along with Ashutosh Tripathy, PhD, Research Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, has been named Co-Director of the UNC Center for Structural Biology.
The UNC Center for Structural Biology (CSB) is an integrated platform of expertise, education, and infrastructure for making structural biology available as a tool to the general researcher and represents one of the pillars of basic biomedical research. CSB has 5 associated cores that work together to advance structural biology efforts here at UNC:
- High-Throughput Peptide Synthesis
- Macromolecular Interactions Facility
- Macromolecular X-Ray Crystallography
- NMR Spectroscopy
- Protein Expression & Purification
- Structural Bioinformatics
Drs. Miley and Tripathy will work together as co-directors to drive the missions of the center as well as broaden the interests and visibility of its associated cores throughout campus and the surrounding community.
In addition to their duties as CSB administrators, Dr. Miley is also the core facility director of 2 center cores, the Macromolecular X-Ray Crystallography and the Protein Expression & Purification; and Dr. Tripathy is the core director of the Macromolecular Interactions Facility.
Learn more about CSB and its cores at their newly launched website: www.med.unc.edu/csb